Kōrero: Tennis

Ruia Morrison

Ruia Morrison

Ruia Morrison was the leading New Zealand women's tennis player in the 1950s and 1960s and is still regarded as one of the country's best-ever tennis players. She was the first New Zealand woman to play at Wimbledon and reached the last 16 in 1957. Morrison won 13 national (including six singles) titles.

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Te Puni Kōkiri
Reference: Lindsay, Michael. 'I shall play tennis all my life.’ Te Ao Hou 14 (1956), p. 52

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Joseph Romanos, 'Tennis - New growth, 1950s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37346/ruia-morrison (accessed 27 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013